University of Pennsylvania players celebrate winning the 2018 Ivy League title as fans storm the court.
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Taking part in the NCAA tournament tends to make a bigger difference for public universities that garner relatively few donations.
So how will the students rate their professor when the class is over?
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In many European universities and specialized schools, professors are now being assessed by their students. While this has long been standard in the United States, many issues can arise.
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Student-led campaigns have been calling out racism in universities for years. After a shocking incident at Nottingham Trent University, perhaps we should start to listen.
A hard working ethic can make students stand out for the wrong reasons.
Working-class high achievers often struggle to fit in to higher education and can end up isolated both at university and in their home environment.
Work hard, read your books, and university will be a breeze…or will it?
Social class plays a huge role in people's experiences of accessing and succeeding in higher education.
Australian universities perform well despite being squeezed of public funds.
The benefits of university are clear and measurable, but we can do more with constructive reform.
Acutely aware of class inequality and social injustice, Hardy was also a notable advocate of access to Higher Education.
Employers’ changing demands for workers with higher education raises legitimate questions about how suitable current higher education is as preparation for employment.
Practical ways forward for higher education policy reform include fixing the dysfunctional relationship between higher and vocational education or government-sponsored analysis of the future of work.
Teaching in Paris in the 14th century (Grandes Chroniques de France).
Affirming that teaching is a science is tantamount to legitimating the forms of violence that are based on the affirmation of “truths”. Instead, it is a coupling of the activities of a subject-learner and a subject-intervener.
Can campus-based support programs boost to graduation rates for former foster youth?
A professor of social work who grew up in foster care shines light on programs meant to help former foster youth make it through college.
Investor Bill Miller is betting that today’s students can prosper from studying philosophers like Socrates and Plato.
Investor Bill Miller's $75 million gift to the Johns Hopkins philosophy department clashes with conventional wisdom regarding the value studying the humanities today.
Students from 2015 graduating class of Texas Southmost College.
Despite good intentions, efforts to hold colleges and universities accountable often miss the mark. The reasons why range from politics to resistance among the institutions themselves.
England has one of the most expensive systems of university tuition in the world.
Theresa May is under pressure to tackle tuition fees after Labour's pledge to scrap them was highlighted as a key issue for young voters.
Working to the wire.
By contrast, poor maternity pay leads to an under-representation of women in higher positions and lower salaries.
Florida Gulf Coast University professor Ted Thornhill discusses his course on ‘White Racism.’
Controversy ignited when a Florida Gulf Coast University professor began teaching a 'white racism' course this year. Ted Thornhill says his course is rooted in a 'damning body' of evidence.
A 3D model of a development scenario in Brisbane’s West End produced using ESRI’s CityEngine program.
3D urban modelling is a transformative technology for designing cities. But incorporating new technologies into planning practice has its challenges.
As a co-founder, and Chief Executive of The Conversation in the UK, Max Landry learned a great deal. He is moving on, but leaves best wishes for the future of a project that remains dear to him.
Amos Tutuola’s work is enjoying renewed interest and support.
Amos Tutuola has contributed significantly to the resilience of ways of life and worldviews that could easily have disappeared under the weight of colonialism, globalisation and the market economy.
Exchange students from several universities in ASEAN countries at a university in Thailand. Encouraging trans-ASEAN student mobility is a huge challenge.
Southeast Asian countires have a goal to integrate their higher education network to give young generations a truly regional experience. Is it possible?
The number of colleges and universities with test-optional admissions policies recently topped 1,000 – a milestone that one expert says is a welcome trend.
The number of colleges that have test-optional admissions policies has now surpassed 1,000. An admissions specialist explains why that milestone is a welcome one.